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posted: 4/28/2014 9:58 AM

It's not about who has the most money

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In his letter, Mr. Sobaski seems to think we are doomed because the wealthiest candidate always wins ("Don't let the 1% take reins of government," April 23). This is absolutely not the case. Elections are won by the candidate who is better at being a politician. That is, demonize your opponent and promise to give people stuff for free.

In the last presidential election Mr. Romney was the far wealthier candidate and lost. As far as fearing Illinois may be run by someone in the 1 percent, Mr. Rauner, just how is the state doing while being run by those in the 99 percent?

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Donald Mack

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